PURCHASE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) announced the results of its annual meeting of stockholders, held today at the company's global headquarters.
At the meeting:
- The full slate of 15 directors was elected for a one-year term, to expire at the next annual meeting of stockholders
- The compensation for the company’s executive officers was approved on an advisory basis
- The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP as the company's independent registered public accounting firm for 2019 was ratified
- Stockholders did not approve the proposal on gender pay reporting
- Stockholders did not approve the proposal on the creation of a human rights committee
Separately, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 33 cents per share. The cash dividend will be paid on August 9, 2019 to holders of record of its Class A common stock and Class B common stock as of July 9, 2019.
About Mastercard Incorporated
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